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AUSTRALIA : Northern Territory, QLD and WA mangoes could be sold to US under lucrative new export plan

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Updated 23 minutes ago

Thu 20 Nov 2014, 7:22pm




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Australian mangoes may be headed to the United States next year under a new plan which hopes to double mango exports.







The Strategic Export Plan, developed by the Australian Mango Industry Association (AMIA) alongside the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australian governments could increase mango farmer profits by 20 per cent over the next five years, according to AMIA chief executive Robert Gray.







Federal Minister for Agriculture Barnaby Joyce visited mango growers in Katherine and Mataranka today to announce the plan.













"The US is probably the biggest consuming market of high-value goods in the world and premium mangos are hot on their list of products in demand."
Robert Gray, AMIA chief executive








The ABC has been told talks between the US and Australia are in their final stages.

Mango exports were valued at around $20 million but this figure could more than double in the next three …

The UAE and Saudi War on the Muslim Brotherhood Could Be Trouble for the U.S.

Geopolitical Diary


Monday, November 17, 2014 - 18:58 





The UAE Cabinet approved a list of 83 designated terrorist organizations on Saturday, including al Qaeda and the Islamic State. Much more significant, though, was the inclusion of many Muslim organizations based in the West that are believed to be allied with the Muslim Brotherhood movement. 



Prominent among them are two American Muslim groups: the Council on American Islamic Relations and the Muslim American Society.



The decision to put two mainstream U.S. Muslim groups on its list of terrorist organizations is part of an initiative, together with the Saudis, to undermine the Islamist movement known as the Muslim Brotherhood. The move is unlikely to succeed, but it could cause problems between the U.S. government and the American Muslim community.



Ever since the Muslim Brotherhood's rise in the aftermath of the 2011 Arab Spring, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia have felt deeply threatened by the Islamist movement. Both cou…

JOIN MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS FROM THE MANGO INDUSTRY IN CABO SAN LUCAS, MEXICO

After a 10 year Hiatus, The International Mango Organization (IMO) will be holding an IMO Global Mango Conference in Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur, Mexico this coming January 12-14, 2015.


This will be the first of many Conferences planned for 2015:




January 12-14, 2015

MEXICO

Cabo San Lucas


Join Major Stakeholders from the Global Mango Supply Chain as we address Critical issues affecting the Industry.

For more information:
http://www.internationalmango.org/#!shop--cart/c1ufd






March 9&10, 2015


GUATEMALA

La Antigua



Join Major Stakeholders from the Global Mango Supply Chain as we address Critical issues affecting the Industry.

For more information:
http://www.internationalmango.org/#!shop--cart/c1ufd






April 15-17, 2015

BRAZIL

Petrolina




Join Major Stakeholders from the Global Mango Supply Chain as we address Critical issues affecting the Industry.

For more information:
http://www.internationalmango.org/#!shop--cart/c1ufd








May 2015


PORT OF PHILDELPHIA


Philadelphia, PA




This will be a unique opportunity to j…